ISRAEL: Textile Association Calls For Surcharge On Chinese Imports
A special Knesset committee met on Monday to discuss ways to help the local textile and clothing industry combat job losses and falling sales - both of which are blamed on increasing clothing imports from the Far East. Ramzi Gabai, head of the Manufacturers Association's textile division, said it is demanding a 15-20 per cent surtax on imports from China to help local manufacturers recapture lost sales.
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